Roberts, Jefferson County, Idaho Genealogy
- 1 Quick Facts
- 2 City Hall
- 3 Resources
- 3.1 Biography
- 3.2 Cemeteries
- 3.3 Church History and Records
- 3.4 Directories
- 3.5 Funeral Homes
- 3.6 History
- 3.7 Maps
- 3.8 Military History and Records
- 3.9 Minorities
- 3.10 Newspapers
- 3.11 Obituaries
- 3.12 School Records
- 3.13 Websites
- 4 References
Roberts was once known as Market Lake Idaho.
Roberts City Hall
647 N 2872 E
Roberts, ID 83444
|Name of cemetery||Location||Records|
|Adams Cemetery||near Roberts||Some records of this cemetery at PARL in Boise|
|Jones Family Cemetery||2 m N of Roberts||Some records of this cemetery at PARL in Boise|
|Market Lake Cemetery (Patrie Cemetery)||Roberts||Some records of this cemetery at PARL in Boise; transcription of 88 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website|
|Market Lake Wildlife Management Area Cemetery||Transcription of 2 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website|
|Roberts Cemetery||Roberts||Some records of this cemetery at PARL in Boise; transcription of 101 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website|
US Vol. 24 page 69 - Roberts Cemetery
Church History and Records
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Roberts 2nd Ward
663 N 2858 E
Many of the original records of church units are in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. Many of the membership records covering these units from the date of their creation to about 1948 have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City or at its Family History Centers. Records of the Roberts Ward (1886-1948) are included.
Roberts Community Church
637 2872 East, Roberts, ID 83444
Roberts Community Church was built in 1912. For many years, it was associated with Village Missions Ministry. The Church shared a pastor with the Mud Lake Community.
The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, state and regional directories
Roberts is a farming district in that part of the Snake River Valley which lies north of Idaho Falls. The center of the town is a station on the Oregon Short Line Railroad, on the west side of the Snake River, 15 miles west of Rigby. The total population of the Roberts Precinct was 806 in 1930.
Additional history of Roberts, Idaho and the early Mormon settlers there can be found in:
Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941, p. 714.
Military History and Records
Copies of issues of the following Roberts newspapers are in the collections of the
Idaho State Archives in Boise:
- Roberts Sentinel -- 1912:1-1914; 1914:6:12
- Gem State Sentinel -- 1935:6:6
- Market Lake Citizen -- 1959:7:16-1970:12:10
- Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
- Idaho State Historical Society's website, Idaho Newspapers, N-R.